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    Re: 8/22/13 - Reds vs. D-Backs

    That series win makes it very likely the Reds, Cards and Pirates will all make the playoffs as the Diamondbacks are 7 out with 36 left. Barring a colllapse by one of Central teams very unlikely the Diamondbacks make up that ground. Especially considering they still have 7 games left against the red hot Dodgers.

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    Re: 8/22/13 - Reds vs. D-Backs

    Quote Originally Posted by traderumor View Post
    Stormy Weathers style save. That part of the lineup had been tough outs all series. He kept them in the park and out of the gaps.
    I was actually thinking it looked like Lil Stormy Weathers was on the mound.

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    Re: 8/22/13 - Reds vs. D-Backs

    Quote Originally Posted by BluegrassRedleg View Post
    Every guy has scorched the ball. Has taken some nice digs to limit the damage.
    Of the first 3 batters, the only ball that was scorched was hit by Prado that Votto snared.

    Goldy basically went the other way and hit a soft line drive to RF.

    Hill hit a routine GB that simply found the hole between SS and 3rd.

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    Re: 8/22/13 - Reds vs. D-Backs

    Quote Originally Posted by HeatherC1212 View Post
    Aww, it's lucky win #13 for Mat on his wife's birthday!!!!
    Looking forward to some good Dallas tweets tonight and tomorrow, haha.
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    Re: 8/22/13 - Reds vs. D-Backs

    3 of 4 against a winning team, check

    Dusty uses his closer in the 8th (injury induced, but there were other options and he was warming before Broxton was known to be injured) and lets someone else pitch the 9th for a save in the other game, check

    The Reds win a high-scoring game, check

    What other trends were busted this series?
    Can't win with 'em

    Can't win without 'em

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    Re: 8/22/13 - Reds vs. D-Backs

    LOL. I just clicked on the MLB website to see what time today's game was. And it's over. Yea me!

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    Re: 8/22/13 - Reds vs. D-Backs

    Don't forget the Reds took 3 of 4 from a "good" team.
    "No matter how good you are, you're going to lose one-third of your games. No matter how bad you are you're going to win one-third of your games. It's the other third that makes the difference." ~Tommy Lasorda

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    Re: 8/22/13 - Reds vs. D-Backs

    Quote Originally Posted by swaisuc View Post
    It wouldn't be that difficult to put together numbers for how consistent or inconsisten the Reds are compared to others. Has it been done?
    Yes. See bad offense thread.
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    "Wipe it off and go back to work" was Dusty Baker's message to Latos who vomited on three occasions Thursday.
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    Re: 8/22/13 - Reds vs. D-Backs

    Quote Originally Posted by KittyDuran View Post
    Jeff Wallner ‏@JeffWallner 13m
    "Wipe it off and go back to work" was Dusty Baker's message to Latos who vomited on three occasions Thursday.
    What the heck?

    Anyone know what the problem was?
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    Re: 8/22/13 - Reds vs. D-Backs

    Quote Originally Posted by KittyDuran View Post
    Jeff Wallner ‏@JeffWallner 13m
    "Wipe it off and go back to work" was Dusty Baker's message to Latos who vomited on three occasions Thursday.
    I got dibs on the t-shirt for this
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    Re: 8/22/13 - Reds vs. D-Backs

    Quote Originally Posted by Brutus View Post
    Don't forget the Reds took 3 of 4 from a "good" team.
    And the team chasing them for the last playoff spot. I'd call that a "Shinebox" series.

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    Re: 8/22/13 - Reds vs. D-Backs

    Quote Originally Posted by KittyDuran View Post
    Jeff Wallner ‏@JeffWallner 13m
    "Wipe it off and go back to work" was Dusty Baker's message to Latos who vomited on three occasions Thursday.
    That's hardcore
    "But I do know Joey's sister indirectly (or foster sister) and I have heard stories of Joey being into shopping, designer wear, fancy coffees, and pedicures."

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    Re: 8/22/13 - Reds vs. D-Backs

    Didn't read any other posts on this thread...

    The "W" is the important thing.

    Thank God Latos was awesome and the defense made some plays. Our offensive gameplan was simply atrocious. We scored only because of wild pitches. The old bass ackwards be aggressive on the guy who can't repeat his motion and has walk issues.

    "He has trouble throwing strikes and he's going to be trying to get ahead and we need to jump on him and hit that first pitch" That pitcher was missing by feet, wild pitch, wild pitch, wild pitch. He had no control but our swinging early allowed him to go SEVEN innings giving up 1 run.

    This win was despite whoever made the offensive gameplan.

    Thank God for Latos.

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    Re: 8/22/13 - Reds vs. D-Backs

    Quote Originally Posted by Ironman92 View Post
    Didn't read any other posts on this thread...

    The "W" is the important thing.

    Thank God Latos was awesome and the defense made some plays. Our offensive gameplan was simply atrocious. We scored only because of wild pitches. The old bass ackwards be aggressive on the guy who can't repeat his motion and has walk issues.

    "He has trouble throwing strikes and he's going to be trying to get ahead and we need to jump on him and hit that first pitch" That pitcher was missing by feet, wild pitch, wild pitch, wild pitch. He had no control but our swinging early allowed him to go SEVEN innings giving up 1 run.

    This win was despite whoever made the offensive gameplan.

    Thank God for Latos.

    They scored 100% more runs than Arizona.
    "But I do know Joey's sister indirectly (or foster sister) and I have heard stories of Joey being into shopping, designer wear, fancy coffees, and pedicures."


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